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Today’s not just Throwback Thursday. Guinness Book of World Records Day is also celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. The durability and reliability of Sea-Doo watercraft have played an enormous role in some historic moments for Sea-Doo riders. So, for todays TBT, here’s a quick look back at five world records set by riders on a Sea-Doo watercraft from 2009.

Eric Lagopoulis sets Guinness World Record, 2009

Eric Lagopoulis attempting to set Guinness World Record, 2009

• Most miles travelled on a PWC in a 24-hour period
o *1,019.94 miles (1,641.43 km) by Ivan Otulić of Croatia in June 2009 on a SeaDoo GTX IS
• Most miles travelled on a PWC in a six-hour period
o 286 miles (460 km) + by Eric Lagopoulos of Sarasota, FL in November 2009
The strong winds, dark skies and scattered rain wasn’t enough to stop Eric Lagopoulos from finishing his six hour ride and neither was the cold front that moved through the area as he pushed through to attempt furthest ride in 24 hours.
• Most miles travelled on a PWC in open-water in a 24-hour period
o 753 miles (1,211 km) + by Mike Pagliccia of Naples, Florida in October 2009
• Fastest time to 1000 km (621 miles) on a PWC
o 10 hours, 9 minutes by Juan Felix Bravo of Madrid, Spain in July 2009 stopping only to refuel himself and his Sea-Doo RXT-I
• Most miles travelled on a PWC in a 24-hour period
o 786 miles (1,265 km) by Dale Vranckx of Ontario, Canada in July 2009

Eric Lagopoulis teamed with the Boomer Esiason Foundation to raise money for "Project Dream"

Eric Lagopoulis teamed with the Boomer Esiason Foundation to raise money for “Project Dream”

Congratulations to everyone who sets World Record’s today; as we know they are no easy feat. New records have since been set on Sea-Doo watercraft in more recent years.

*Correction: An earlier version of this post stated that Eric Lagopoulos of Sarasota, FL broke the record for most miles travelled on a PWC in a 24-hour period in November 2009 at 880 miles (1,416 km). The attempt was short by 139.94 miles (225.43 km) to Ivan Otulić’s ride.